The Dunning animal model was used to evaluate endocrine management of prostatic adenocarcinoma. Hypophysectomy, alone or in combination, and orchiectomy plus stilbestrol were the most effective means of suppressing tumor growth. Medical adrenalectomy by aminoglutethimide administration was as effective as surgical ablation. Accessary organ weights bore no direct relationship to the inhibition of tumor growth.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Jul 11 1980|
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